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2018

Status Update directed by Scott Speer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2018.

2016

Cabin Fever directed by Travis Zariwny was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2016.

2015

Fifty Shades of Grey directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2015.

2014

Beauty and the Beast directed by Christophe Gans was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2014.

2012

Think Like a Man directed by Tim Story was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2012.

2011

Just Go with It directed by Dennis Dugan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2011.

2010

My Name Is Khan directed by Karan Johar was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. Dream Boy, directed by James Bolton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2008.

2007

About Alice by Calvin Trillin was one of the best seller of 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2007.

2006

Final Destination 3 directed by James Wong was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2006.

2004

Before Sunset directed by Richard Linklater was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2004.

2003

Old School directed by Todd Phillips was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Joao Avila. In that special week people in US were listening to U Got It Bad by Usher. Crossroads, directed by Tamra Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Violets Are Blue by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2002.

2001

Enemy at the Gates directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paris Smith. In that special week people in US were listening to I Knew I Loved You by Savage Garden. 28 Days, directed by Betty Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Cat Who Robbed A Bank by Lilian Jackson Braun was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 2000.

1999

The Corruptor directed by James Foley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Alex Centa. In that special week people in US were listening to Together Again by Janet. Sphere, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Marina Joyce. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. Vegas Vacation, directed by Stephen Kessler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Dogbert'S Top Secret Management Handbook by Scott Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Rahart Adams. In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits. Loch Ness, directed by John Henderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. It Takes A Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Richard Wisker. In that special week people in US were listening to Creep by TLC. Billy Madison, directed by Tamra Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Harry Styles. In UK Things Can Only Get Better by D:Ream was in the top 5 hits. My Girl 2, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Client by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Loris Baz. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Why Do They Call It Love When They Mean Sex?, directed by Manuel Gómez Pereira, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Nobody Nowhere by Donna Williams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kelli Goss. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Wayne's World, directed by Penelope Spheeris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Night Over Water by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Jasmine Tookes. In that special week people in US were listening to The First Time by Surface. Paprika, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The New Russians by Hedrick Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Laura Marling. In UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits. Hard to Kill, directed by Bruce Malmuth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Roseanne by Roseanne Barr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Caleb Folbigg. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Weekend at Bernie's, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Healey. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Stand and Deliver, directed by Ramón Menéndez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Patriot Games by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Ronda Rousey. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. Personal Services, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Lauren Conrad. In that special week people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends. Nine 1/2 Weeks, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1986.

1985

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Lee Thompson Young. In UK Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Unfaithfully Yours, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Peter Pan Syndrome by Dan Kiley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1984.

1983

Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz was one of the best seller of 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Adam Kokesh. In UK A Town Called Malice / Precious by The Jam was in the top 5 hits. Death Wish II, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Pathfinders by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Luis Lama. In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits. Eyes of a Stranger, directed by Ken Wiederhorn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Clan Of The Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Yannick Bolloré. In that special week people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson. Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears, directed by Vladimir Menshov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Dead Zone by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Rachelle Lefevre. In that special week people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic. Hardcore, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. American Caesar by William Manchester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Domenick Davies. In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Blue Collar, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Origins by Richard E. Leakey and Roger Lewin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Anne-Claire Coudray. In that special week people in US were listening to Torn Between Two Lovers by Mary MacGregor. Jungle Holocaust, directed by Ruggero Deodato, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Phil Ivey. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Gable and Lombard, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Katerina Thanou. In that special week people in US were listening to Laughter In The Rain by Neil Sedaka. Lepke, directed by Menahem Golan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lisa Marie Scott. In that special week people in US were listening to The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand. Herbie Rides Again, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Andrew Declercq. In UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits. The Train Robbers, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1973.

1972

The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Michael C Hall. In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits. The Night Visitor, directed by Laslo Benedek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Malik Sealy. In that special week people in US were listening to I Want You Back by The Jackson 5. Zabriskie Point, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. In This House Of Brede by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Brian Krause. In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Charity, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Force 10 From Navarone by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lisa Marie Presley. In that special week people in US were listening to Green Tambourine by The Lemon Pipers. Planet of the Apes, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Marie-Chantal Perron. In UK I'm A Believer by The Monkees was in the top 5 hits. Hurry Sundown, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Laurent Garnier. In that special week people in US were listening to My Love by Petula Clark. Black Tight Killers, directed by Yasuharu Hasebe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Princess Stephanie of Monaco. In that special week people in US were listening to You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' by The Righteous Brothers. The Ravagers, directed by Eddie Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Kennedy Years by Harold Faber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Raphaëlle Bacqué. In UK Glad All Over by Dave Clark Five was in the top 5 hits. Woman in the Dunes, directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Confessions Of An Advertising Man by David Ogilvy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1964.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Manuel Amoros. In that special week people in US were listening to Peppermint Twist - Part 1 by Joey Dee & the Starliters. Moon Pilot, directed by James Neilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The End Of The Battle by Evelyn Waugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Volker Fried. In UK Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Hand in Hand, directed by Philip Leacock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Presidential Power by Richard E. Neustadt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Rialet. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Four Fast Guns, directed by William J. Hole Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Meeting With Japan by Fosco Maraini was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1960.

1959

The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Tony Leung Ka-Fai. In that special week people in US were listening to At The Hop by Danny & The Juniors. The Gift of Love, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Kids Say The Darndest Things! by Art Linkletter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1958.

1957

Mother India directed by Mehboob Khan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Joy Mangano. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Los gavilanes, directed by Vicente Oroná, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1956.

1955

Admiral Kimmel'S Story by Husband E. Kimmel was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Marijke Amado. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. Ride Clear of Diablo, directed by Jesse Hibbs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Duane Chapman. In UK You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford was in the top 5 hits. Summer with Monika, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Man'S Search For Himself by Rollo May was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1953.

1952

Barabbas by Par Lagerkvist was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1952.

1951

Vengeance Valley directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1951.

1950

Young Man with a Horn directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1950.

1949

I Shot Jesse James directed by Samuel Fuller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1949.

1948

Three Daring Daughters directed by Fred M. Wilcox was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1948.

1946

Behind Green Lights directed by Otto Brower was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1946.

1945

The House of Fear directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1945.

1944

The Uninvited directed by Lewis Allen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1944.

1943

Dead Men Walk directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1943.

1942

Captains of the Clouds directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1942.

1941

Across the Sierras directed by D. Ross Lederman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1941.

1940

Vigil in the Night directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1940.

1939

Stagecoach directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1939.

1938

Cattle Raiders directed by Sam Nelson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1938.

1937

The Great O'Malley directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1937.

1936

The Lawless Nineties directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1936.

1935

The Woman in Red directed by Robert Florey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1935.

1933

Topaze directed by Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1933.

1932

The Monster Walks directed by Frank R. Strayer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1932.

1929

Weary River directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1929.

1927

Getting Gertie's Garter directed by E. Mason Hopper was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1927.

1921

Seven Years Bad Luck directed by Max Linder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1921.

1918

The Unbeliever directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1918.

1916

His Picture in the Papers directed by John Emerson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1916.

1915

The Birth of a Nation directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 February 1915.